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Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
An Evening with Chris ThileStrathmore
Tue. Nov 5 Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
De Sanguashington - Groovin On the PikeColumbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Nov 1 De Sanguashington's variety of Colombian rhythms including vallenato, cumbia and tropi-pop.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Oct. 22 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22 Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The MusicalThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 23, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
Washington Performing Arts: Taipei Symphony OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Nov 15
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCEStrathmore
Fri. Nov 8
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14
Balancing BodiesThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 23
Women in Leadership: The Impact of Women on the U.S. CongressNational Archives
Wed. Oct 30
The Second City's Love, FactuallyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra with Leon FleisherStrathmore
Tue. Nov 12
WNO: OtelloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 26 – Nov. 16